Tag: Holy Roman Empire

Next Phase Begins for Real ID

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   The REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, has entered its next phase of enforcement. Those holding non-compliant state ID’s will not be able to use those cards to enter “restricted areas for all Federal facili- ties and for nuclear power plants” according […]

Louisiana Allows Real ID

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   Worries that Louisiana residents could one day need a passport to board domestic airline flights persuaded lawmakers to repeal a six-year-old law. The state law had kept Louisiana from issuing driver’s licenses that comply with the REAL ID law. The vote was 85-2, with no debate, […]

Jean-Claude Juncker

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher The European Parliament has elected former Luxembourg Prime Minister, Jean-Claude Juncker, as the new leader of the 28-nation bloc’s executive arm. Lawmakers in Strasbourg voted 422-250 for the 59-year-old who will take over as European Commission President, in November, from the incumbent, Jose Manuel Barroso […]

Merkel may Leave Chancellor’s Post

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government remains under unprecedented pressure due to the long-running scandal over U.S. surveillance in Germany. According to a recent report, Merkel is ready to quit before the end of her term, to chair the European Council. If Merkel were to resign […]

Albania’s EU Membership

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   Albania is now officially an EU accession country. After decades of communist isolation, the country of 3 million people received official candidate status. Despite the euphoria, the hardest part still lies ahead. The EU stipulates that Albania first has to initiate several reforms.

Smart Lights Tracking Your Moves

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher   A California company has found a way to turn LED lights into smart networks that can collect and feed data. However, the new technological opportunities are also raising privacy concerns. Across the globe, cities are phasing out old incandescent and sodium bulbs and replacing […]

Cops can Access Your Data

World Review | Endtime Magazine Sept/Oct 2014 by Ginger Boerkircher Smart home technology is the latest craze among big tech and telecom companies, which are rolling out products that allow people to remotely control things like lights and locks. But smart home customers might be unaware that their security footage is being stored in some […]

NATO Weighs Rapid Response Force for Eastern Europe

As Ukrainian leaders warned on Monday of “a great war” with Russia, NATO leaders meeting in Wales this week were expected to endorse their most concrete response yet to increased Russian military intervention in Ukraine: establishing a rapid-reaction force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe, officials of the alliance said.   The new force […]

Antisemitism strikes at the heart of the European Union

The European Union was set up with the aim of ending the frequent and bloody wars between neighbours, reeling from the shock of what conspired in the Holocaust during World War II.   As the new European Parliament and European Commission take shape, protests invoking “death to the Jews” have hit the streets of many […]

Candidly speaking: As Europe slides into a Dark Age, Jews must review their future

Recent developments signal that the prospect of Europe sliding into a new Dark Age is now a horrifying reality. It is as though all the elements negating the open society have been blended into a witches’ brew to undermine Europe’s liberal cultural ethos. Read More: Candidly speaking: As Europe slides into a Dark Age, Jews […]